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guiding


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guide  \Guide\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Guided};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Guiding}.]  [OE.  guiden,  gyden,  F.  guiaer,  It  guidare;  prob. 
  of  Teutonic  origin;  cf  Goth.  ritan  to  watch  over  give  heed 
  to  Icel.  viti  signal,  AS  witan  to  know  The  word  prob. 
  meant  to  indicate,  point  to  and  hence  to  show  the  way  Cf 
  {Wit},  {Guy}  a  rope,  {Gye.}] 
  1.  To  lead  or  direct  in  a  way  to  conduct  in  a  course  or 
  path;  to  pilot;  as  to  guide  a  traveler. 
 
  I  wish  .  .  .  you  'ld  guide  me  to  your  sovereign's 
  court.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  regulate  and  manage;  to  direct;  to  order  to 
  superintend  the  training  or  education  of  to  instruct  and 
  influence  intellectually  or  morally;  to  train. 
 
  He  will  guide  his  affairs  with  discretion.  --Ps. 
  cxii.  5. 
 
  The  meek  will  he  guide  in  judgment.  --Ps.  xxv.  9. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  guiding 
  adj  1:  exerting  control  or  influence;  "a  guiding  principle" 
  2:  showing  the  way  by  conducting  or  leading;  imposing  direction 
  on  "felt  his  mother's  directing  arm  around  him";  "the 
  directional  role  of  science  on  industrial  progress"  [syn: 
  {directing},  {directional},  {directive}] 
  n  :  the  act  of  guiding  or  showing  the  way  [syn:  {guidance},  {steering}] 




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